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A Storm Named Yolanda

Author(s): Gregory Vogt and Martha Young
A Storm Named Yolanda

Courtesy of Tecson John S. Lim, Administrator, Tacloban City, Republic of the Philippines.

Fictional account of a family who survived Super Typhoon Yolanda (also called Haiyan), which struck the Philippines on November 7, 2013, causing massive damage, injuries, and loss of life. Interspersed with the story are facts and photos from the real event.

While the storybook may be read alone as a reading/language arts activity, it also is designed to be used with the teacher's guide Operation Rescue

Download: A Storm Named Yolanda

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    Student teams use STEM tools as they plan and mount a simulated mission to bring medical and other relief supplies to a country devastated by super typhoon. (9 activities)

Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

The Science of Infectious Disease and the Immune System: K-5 Teaching Resources
Grant Number: 1R25AI097453